Not everyone who joins the military does it in the altruistic name of national service. Some people need the military as much as it needs them, whether it’s to pay for college, support a family, or just get out of your podunk town and see the world.

Task & Purpose asked you, the readers, to sound off on some of the craziest reasons you joined the military, and you certainly didn’t disappoint. Though we got tons of honorable answers, we chose to condense the list to our favorite, funniest reasons. So here are 10 hilarious reasons you joined the military.

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